January 15, 2021

ITT Sound Off: Impeachment 2.0

Julio and guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter and host of the Mother Jones podcast, talk about the continued threats of white supremacist violence leading up to next week's inauguration and the escalating COVID-19 crisis. They also hear from New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez about Trump's second impeachment and the urgent need for COVID-19 relief — especially for communities of color.


ITT Staff Picks: 

  • Michael Harriot writes for The Root about the "six of the most infamous white insurrections."  
  • "Black people have learned to always anticipate white supremacist abuse, because our existence here has been, until the last 55 years or so, one of apartheid (it still is, frankly). We exist in a perpetual state of organizing our lives around and anticipating white violence and backlash," writes Soraya Nadia McDonald in this piece for The Undefeated.
  • Jack Healy reports for The New York Times about the high rates of death from the coronavirus among tribal elders, and how this is creating a "cultural crisis" in Indigenous communities as they try to preserve knowledge, language, and traditions.


Photo credit: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

 

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